The JM Jazz World Journey 2021

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The JM Jazz World Orchestra 2021 is the world’s premiere youth jazz big band made up on the best up-and-coming jazz virtuosos from across the globe. The 2021 band met in Groznjan, Croatia for a rehearsal session from the 13th-23rd of July followed by a tour through Croatia and Italy.

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This year’s ensemble was led once more by the charismatic Luis Bonilla (USA/Costa Rica) who, despite the pandemic, conducted 19 highly talented musicians from 12 different countries!


They were:


Trumpets:

Ewen Cousin (France)

Daniel Hirsh (USA)

Žan Cesar (Slovenia)

Daniel Amann (Austria)


Trombones:

Wesley Rubim (Brazil)

Matthias Bernsteiner (Austria)

Garazi Petrirena Morales (Spain)

Zvonimir Marković (Croatia)


Saxophones:

Ivan Yordanov (Bulgaria)

Nikita Sipiagin (USA/RUS)

Tibor Pernarčić (Slovenia)

Ori Jacobson (Israel/Germany)

Anna Gollien (Austria)


Piano:

Francesco Pollon (Italy)


Drums:

Alessandro Case (Italy)


Guitar:

Konstantinos Bourvaris (Greece)


Bass:

Jakob Gönitzer (Austria)


Vocals:

Joelle Beimers (Netherlands)

Patricia Škof (Slovenia)



Performances:

  • July 19th Groznjan (Croatia) - Jazz is Back BP + Livestream
  • July 20st Zagreb (Croatia) - Zagreb Bundek Lake ZgKul Festival
  • July 21st Motovun (Croatia)
  • July 21st Rakalj Summer Festival (Croatia)
  • July 22 Udine (Italy) - More Than Jazz Festival


Special thanks to JM France and JM Germany for supporting the musicians from their countries.